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Holy Roman Empire -- History -- Charles V, 1519-1556 -- Sources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Charles V letter to Philip II

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233293031]
Identifier: Vault MSS 746
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter on parchment to the Emperor's son, Philip II. The item is an instruction to Philip that he can trust Ferdinand I but not the "Bishop of Madrid." Charles warns Philip of the "seditions" in France and orders him to keep the borders of Spain protected. The letter concludes with words of farewell and blessing adjacent to the Emperor's symbol.

Dates: 1555

Passaurischen Vertrag Abschrift

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 97230309152]
Identifier: MSS SC 1129
Scope and Contents Holograph copy in German of the Treaty of Passau (1552) and extracts from the Peace of Augsburg (1555). In 1552 the German Protestant leader, Maurice of Saxony, and the Catholic Emperor of Germany, Charles V, were at war. This was one of a number of civil wars over the issues of religion and politics in Germany during the sixteenth century. The Treaty of Passau was a truce in that war. Many of the provisions in the treaty were later modified and incorporated into the Peace of...
Dates: 1552-1555